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DVD/Blu-Ray

If it’s been a long week and you’re ready to kick back at home rather than venture out to the big screen, of if you’re trying to cut back on buttery popcorn, you’re still in luck; Hudak on Hollywood curates a list of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films recently released on Blu-Ray.
Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Willy’s Wonderland

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Willy’s Wonderland

“Leap of Faith” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Willy's WonderlandNicolas Cage doesn’t talk in “Willy’s Wonderland.” That’s not to say he never makes a sound. We do hear the occasional grunt come from him. However, he speaks no words. This is fine. He doesn’t have to...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Shadow in the Cloud

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Shadow in the Cloud

“Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Shadow in the CloudWhen a movie is 83 minutes long, it’s reassuring when it wastes no time getting right to the action. The last thing a short movie should be is a slog, and it’s amazing that there...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Defending Your Life

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Defending Your Life

“Wonder Woman 1984” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Defending Your LifeThe great movies are the ones that stick with you. While most movies quickly evaporate after viewing, a great one provides memories that last a lifetime. I first saw writer-director-star Albert...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Soul

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Soul

“News of the World” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Soul Animation company Pixar has been going so strong so for long that its toughest competition is itself. As someone who watches all of its movies, I’ve come to expect a high level of excellence in technical...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Promising Young Woman

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Promising Young Woman

“Psycho Goreman” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Promising Young Woman It’s been said many times that it’s impossible to really, truly, completely know someone. This is generally true when considering that most people don’t spend 24/7 with each other. It’s even more...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Damn Yankees

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Damn Yankees

“Vanguard” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Damn Yankees Most sports fans prove how dedicated they are by buying season tickets, special cable packages, or multiple clothing articles with their team’s logo on it. In “Damn Yankees,” George Abbott and Stanley Donen’s...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Fatale

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Fatale

“Monster Hunter” and “Scare Me” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.Fatale As I begin to write this review while listening to Bernard Herrmann’s score to Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal 1958 masterpiece “Vertigo,” I’m reminded of something the Master of Suspense said during...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Croods: A New Age

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Croods: A New Age

“Wrong Turn” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Croods: A New Age Punch monkeys rule. They don’t say much, but they’re very colorful and let their actions, i.e., their punching, do their talking for them. And it’s not just punch monkeys. It’s also kick monkeys,...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

“Archenemy” and “Fear of Rain” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee The opening scene of “The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee” starts off with Paul Hogan, playing a fictionalized version of himself, walking around the Hollywood Hills when a large...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Freaky

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Freaky

“Greenland” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Freaky A good sign that a movie is out to have fun and be entertaining is when it plays with the studio logo. It’s a signal to the audience that what we’re about to see is not a serious prestige picture, but rather...